Ogbono soup

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Ogbono soup
Type Soup
Place of origin Nigeria
Main ingredients Ogbono seeds, water, oil, leaf vegetables (bitterleaf and celosia), other vegetables, seasonings, meat
Cookbook:Ogbono soup  Ogbono soup

Ogbono soup is a Nigerian dish made with ground ogbono seeds,[1] with considerable local variation. The ground ogbono seeds are used as a thickener, and give the soup a black coloration.[1] Besides seeds, water and palm oil, it typically contains meat, seasonings such as chili pepper,[1] leaf vegetables and other vegetables. Typical leaf vegetables include bitterleaf and celosia. Typical other vegetables include tomatoes and okra. Typical seasonings include chiles, onions, and iru (fermented locust beans).[1] Typical meats include beef, goat, fish,[1] chicken, bush meat, shrimp, or crayfish. It can be eaten with fufu,[1] pounded yam, or with rice. In other countries the soup may be available in packaged prepared form in some markets that specialize in Western African foods.[1] Ogbono soup has a mucilaginous (slimy) texture, similar to okra soup.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g Wright, Clifford A. (2011). The Best Soups in the World. John Wiley & Sons. p. 51. ISBN 1118109252. 

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